Maggie Porter Kurltkurta, NT Australia, 1961-2021

Biography

In bold color, with fresh energy, Porter depict the Kapi (waterholes), Tali (sandhills) and Puli (rocks), of important sites close to Tjukurla and throughout the Ngaanyatjarra lands. Her energetic works are full of colour and movement. They depict observations of landscape - the Kapi (waterholes), Tali (sandhills) and Puli (rocks), of important sites close to Tjukurla and throughout the Ngaanyatjarra lands.

 

Porter passed away in early 2021. She enjoyed a long relationship with Tjarlirli Arts, as an early member in its founding years, Porter travelled and developed her career, notably, to Papunya an equally dynamic art centre. Porter remained committed to her community and painting throughout her life, we are delighted to be able to bring her work to an international audience, giving it the recognition it deserves.

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